Lilya 4-Ever


1h 49m 2002

Brief Synopsis

Lilya is a teenage Russian girl whose best friend is a glue-sniffing street urchin, Volodya, and whose mother has recently run away to live in America, abandoning her. Eager to start a new life, Lilya is excited when her new boyfriend, Andrei, asks her to move to Sweden, only to find a similar disma

Film Details

Also Known As
Lilja 4-Ever, Lilja Forever
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2002
Production Company
Danish Film Institute (Dfi); Film i VSst; Memfis Film; Newmarket Films; Nordic Film & TV Fond; Sveriges Television (Svt); Swedish Film Institute; Versus Entertainment; Zentropa Entertainment
Distribution Company
Arsenal Filmverleih; Cathay Film Organization; CinTart; Haut Et Court; Mikado Film; Monopole Pathe Films Ag; Sam Film; Videocine
Location
Estonia; Sweden; Russia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Synopsis

Lilya is a teenage Russian girl whose best friend is a glue-sniffing street urchin, Volodya, and whose mother has recently run away to live in America, abandoning her. Eager to start a new life, Lilya is excited when her new boyfriend, Andrei, asks her to move to Sweden, only to find a similar dismal existence there.

Film Details

Also Known As
Lilja 4-Ever, Lilja Forever
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2002
Production Company
Danish Film Institute (Dfi); Film i VSst; Memfis Film; Newmarket Films; Nordic Film & TV Fond; Sveriges Television (Svt); Swedish Film Institute; Versus Entertainment; Zentropa Entertainment
Distribution Company
Arsenal Filmverleih; Cathay Film Organization; CinTart; Haut Et Court; Mikado Film; Monopole Pathe Films Ag; Sam Film; Videocine
Location
Estonia; Sweden; Russia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring April 18, 2003

Released in United States 2002

Released in United States January 2003

Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Upstream Competition) August 29 - September 8, 2002.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 9-20, 2003.

Feature acting debut for Artiom Bogucharskij.

Released in United States Spring April 18, 2003 (NY, LA)

Released in United States 2002 (Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Upstream Competition) August 29 - September 8, 2002.)

Released in United States January 2003 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 9-20, 2003.)